TheFlyingCameraPhotographer Male , ,
Washington, District of Columbia, US
My Website: DC Photo ArtistMy MM URL: http://www.modelmayhem.com/TheFlyingCamera
Mayhem # 492528
I specialize in fine art photography, with the male figure as my primary subject. I photograph narratively, creating series of images that tell a story. Much of my photography is based on classical/Renaissance/mythological imagery. Past projects include Episodes in the Life of Hercules, illustrating the Tarot Cards, and currently I'm working on a "Human Commodities" series (see my avatar as an example). I use non-traditional models to broaden the definition of who is and can be a model, and to question and challenge traditional notions of who and what can be a successful model.
Upcoming class @ Glen Echo Photoworks- The Narrative and the Male Form
I'm offering a class starting Wednesday, March 11 from 7-10pm, running through April 22 at Glen Echo Photoworks entitled "The Narrative and the Male Form". The course is a seven-week seminar on the use of narrative in figure photography, specializing in using male models.
Why the narrative? I want to encourage students to use the figure in storytelling - conveying motivation, action, and engagement with the viewer. I also want students to consider how they craft a narrative photographically - a narrative can be a diptych, a series of images, or it can be a single frame.
Why the male form? I am choosing to work with male models to provoke thought about questions of gender, identity, and sexuality, and how we convey those ideas. Photographing a man is not the same as photographing a woman. What does it mean to be a man who photographs men? A woman? How are they different, and how are they the same?
There will be three shooting sessions, with at least one model per session. The session devoted to multi-image narratives will have two models, thus the model fee of $150 per person. The model fee is payable directly to the instructor. Tuition is $350.
Here's a video of me talking about the class:
To register, go to http://www.ssreg.com/glenechopark/class … catid=4403
To learn more about Glen Echo Photoworks and its programming, please visit their website: http://glenechophotoworks.org or check them out on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/glenechophotoworks
Please Note: I am a professional, I treat all my models with professionalism and courtesy. I expect the same in return. If you cannot make a scheduled appointment, call 24 hours in advance to cancel. Short of major personal emergency, you KNOW if you can make it or not 24 hours in advance. If you have a problem with this simple requirement, don't book time with me.
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I've been published internationally. My work has been exhibited in juried exhibitions throughout the US. I write a blog about antique and historic photo processes, collecting vintage images and using large format cameras at:
Models here I have worked with:
Reginald Reyes - 449523
Mark el-Balahadyya - 390352
Martin Alejandro - 130739
A Way Of Life 0 - 182263
Carlos Salas - 474536
Paul Aucoin - 668817
Matt Scales - 829033
Christopher Moore - 783722
LifeFigure - 21421
Peter Allemano - 571052
Eliot K - 1190560
Philip Stokes - 1411309
They're all terrific guys and I'll give them A+ recommendations to anyone who wants to work with them.